The development side of Indian Men Hockey won their second test against Bangladesh in the three match test series. After a 2-1 win in first match, the visitors defeated the hosts 5-1 in the second match played at Dhaka today.
This victory brings with itself the series-win against Bangladesh and the team expects a clean sweep by winning the third and last match of the series which is scheduled for tomorrow, 09 August 2014.
The first goal of the match came in as early as in the 7th minute from Hasan Jubair of Bangladesh. However their joy was short lived as Harjeet Singh scored a field goal for India in the 10th minute to level the scores. It was followed by a quick field goal by Yuvraj Walmiki in the 12th minute of the game. Vice- Captain S. K Uthappa and Devinder Sunil Walmiki too successfully managed to put the ball in the net in the 20th and 24th minute of the game respectively thus giving India a lead of 4-1 at half time.
The second half saw a number of desperate attempts by both the teams to score goals but in the 41st minute Affan Yousuf managed to score a goal for India. No goals were scored thereafter. End of the match saw India sailing past Bangladesh 5-1 to lead the three match test series 2-0. Devinder Sunil Walmiki was adjudged the Man of the Match.
India will now play their third and last test match against Bangladesh on 09 August 2014 at 1530 hrs IST.